UN Public Service Day: Since 2003, the UN has recognized June 23 as a day to remember, acknowledge, and support those who participate in public service at all levels. At Bernie’s Book Bank, we appreciate all those who work in the public service sector, especially our city’s wonderful teachers! Our mission at Bernie’s is to […]
Today is Norton Juster’s 88th birthday! His first, and arguably most famous book, “The Phantom Tollbooth” was published in 1961.“The Phantom Tollbooth” won the George C. Stone Center for Children’s Books Award and continues to be treasured by children and adults alike today. Juster once said, “I think kids slowly begin to realize that what […]
Friends, Bernie’s Book Bank is fortunate to have so many incredible partners. This month we are excited to share three special offers for Bernie’s Book Bank supporters. Enjoy a discount at an upcoming Chicago Wolves game and a discount to this month’s Chicago Flower & Garden Show; both ticket purchases benefit Bernie’s Book Bank! Stop […]
Check out this link to view Bernie’s Book Bank’s appearance on the 9 o’clock news!
Visit this link to see Windy City Live’s full coverage of Bernie’s Book Bank!
Check out the Chicago Tribune to learn more about our new location!
Thank you to the HP Hockey Team for running a wonderful book drive for the holidays!
Bernie’s Book Bank is moving! The new location will be seven times larger than the old one and will accommodate up to 125 volunteers at a time. Read more here!
Here at Bernie’s Book Bank we value efficiency because we believe that our cause is urgent. Read the Chicago Tribunes story about Bernie’s model here!
Thank you to the Chicago Tribune for mentioning Bernie’s along with our peer organizations as places to donate books this season! See the full article here. For information on how to set up your own book drive this holiday season, visit the “Organize a Book Drive” page here. Books are a wonderful holiday gift for […]